MELANIE ASH by Unknown
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1 Ambledene, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 8JR
Phone: 07789 004062
PO Box 173, Manchester M19 0AR
Phone: 0161 249 3666
Location:Manchester/London, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:36 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Warm


Mel also works as a writer and director, and runs Meladrama (established 2005). She is currently working on her one woman show 'The Secret' which has an industry showing on the 12th June at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester and is touring from 2019, with kind support from The Arts Council and Royal Exchange Theatre.

Television Stage Commercial Corporate Further Credits
2018, Television, Sarah Turner, Ackley Bridge, The Forge / Channel 4, Rob Quinn
2014, Television, Jenny, Casualty, BBC, David Tucker
2014, Television, Sue, Coronation Street, ITV, Michael Lacey
2014, Television, Hannah Turner, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Nicky Higgins
2013, Television, Lisa, Casualty, BBC, Various
2013, Television, Sarah, The Riots, BBC, Alecky Blythe
2012, Television, Colleen King, Emmerdale, ITV, Various (re-occurung from 2004)
2012, Television, Ang, This Is England 86, Warp Films, Shane Meadows
2009, Television, Sharon, Eye Witness, BBC, Peter Leonard
2003, Television, Mel, Bedsitcom, Objective/Channel 4, Justin Bradley
2018, Stage, Mel, The Secret - one woman show, ACE funded & The Royal Exchange Theatre, Sue Roberts
2017, Stage, The Good Fairy, Sleeping Beauty, LK Productions for The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool, Michael Chapman
2014, Stage, Sadie, Little Revolution, Almeida Theatre, Joe Hill-Gibbins/ Alecky Blythe
2008, Stage, Carol/Sarah/Jill, Looking For JJ, Pilot Theatre Company, Marcus Romer
2008, Stage, Various, The Vagina Monologues, [email protected] Productions, Will Travis
2005, Stage, Maid Marian, Robin Hood, Pele Productions, Viv Wells
2004, Stage, Sarah Manning, Mother Redcaps Tempest and Treasure, Fools Gold Theatre, Tim Beasely
2001, Stage, Lavina, A Little Princess, M & M Productions, David Williams
2008, Commercial, Lead, Park Hampers, Kronfli Duliba
2005, Commercial, Mother, Dixons Car Dealership, Wharfedale Communications
2018, Corporate, Presenter, Dulux Decorator Of The Year Awards, Cascade Productions, Bev Ashworth
2018, Corporate, Daughter, Onefone, TVpav Studio S, Pavel Szylobryt
2016, Corporate, Patient, Astrazenica, Burst Proof Bubble, Andy Dunbar
Further Credits
2018, Short Film, Natasha, Dunder Plunder, Found Films, Grace Alwyn
2016, Short Film, Bouncer, Vandelism, Liverpool Biennial, Lucy Beech
2015, Voice Over, Voice of Alton Towers, Scarefest TV Campaign
2013, Feature Film, Voice of Mum, The Knife That Killed Me, Green Screen Productions, Marcus Romer
2010, Short Film, Sandra, Theads, Screen Yokshire, Matt Taabu


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Lancashire, Liverpool, RP, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Argentine Tango, Ballet, Ballroom Dancing, Cabaret Dancing, Cabaret Singing, Contemporary Dance, Folk Singing, Latin American, Saxophone, Tap, Violin, Zumba-instructor
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Children's Theatre, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Forum Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Artistic Director, Director, Drama Coach (professional), LAMDA exam drama coach, Teacher (qualified), Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Manchester Met, BA Hons Creative Arts, Acting & Directing, 3 years, 1993-1996

Manchester School of Acting, weekly class, 2006-2008

LAMDA, ALAM Diploma in Acting, 2008